County’s elected officials, judge sworn in

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SUN photo/Randi Pierce Gregory Lyman, 6th Judicial District Court Judge, sitting in back, poses with the elected officials and judge he swore in during a ceremony Tuesday. From left are Dean Schultz, county surveyor; Dan Keuning, county coroner; Sam Cassidy, county court judge; Lyman; Natalie Woodruff, county assessor; June Madrid, county clerk and recorder; and Rich Valdez, county sheriff.
SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Gregory Lyman, 6th Judicial District Court Judge, sitting in back, poses with the elected officials and judge he swore in during a ceremony Tuesday. From left are Dean Schultz, county surveyor; Dan Keuning, county coroner; Sam Cassidy, county court judge; Lyman; Natalie Woodruff, county assessor; June Madrid, county clerk and recorder; and Rich Valdez, county sheriff.

Despite snowfall amounts and road conditions that closed Archuleta County offices, the majority of Archuleta County’s elected officials who were elected or re-elected in the November election took their oaths to officially begin their new terms in office Tuesday.

Five of the seven officials took the oath Tuesday morning, with two others taking the oath at other times.

“This is a good day for democracy,” 6th Judicial District Court Judge Gregory Lyman said in beginning the ceremony.

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